About Us

Our Team

John Lovegrove, Chairman, is a 20-year Loudoun resident. He is an engineer and a member of the County’s Facility Standards Manual Committee.  He has worked for the Navy and the Intelligence Community as a systems engineer, as well as with a number of railroads around the world, including the Washington Metro, on signal engineering. His first involvement in Loudoun politics and land-use issues was the conceptual Hillsboro Bypass, followed by the proposed Short Hill Data Center, the Comprehensive Plan, and the Zoning re-write.  John brings detailed knowledge of the technical issues surrounding data centers as well as county-wide land use, planning and zoning. He lives in Hillsboro with his wife, four horses and various pets.

J. C. Dodson is the principal at JCARL Group, a global risk advisory firm.  Prior to JCARL Group, he served over 20 years as a senior executive with BAE Systems. Earlier, J.C. had a military career, ultimately serving as a Colonel with the U.S. Air Force. He is a graduate of the Air Force Academy.  J.C. is a board member and advisor to a number of global advanced technology companies such as Interos, Black Kite and Internet2.0. He and his wife live on their farm and vineyard in Paeonian Springs.

Stephen C. Price is the chairman of the Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association. He served as president of the George C. Marshall International Manor during the restoration of the General’s Leesburg home. Steve’s prior community service includes membership on the Loudoun Purchase-of-Development Rights Board and chairing the Loudoun Democratic Committee. He is a Principal in the McCandlish & Lillard law firm with a focus on real estate matters and the representation of non-profits such as the Land Trust of Virginia. He is a past president of the Loudoun Bar Association and served as a substitute judge of its General District Court. Price served as an Army artillery Captain after graduating with honors from Virginia Military Institute. He has law degrees from the Universities of Virginia and Cambridge. The father of five, Steve lives in Philomont with his wife, Dianna.

Richard Rasmus, Treasurer, is a consultant in the field of executive coaching and leadership development at Leadership Alliance International. He is Chairman of the Board of Resilient Utilities Now and a Board member of Save Rural Loudoun. Early in his career Richard served as Chief of Staff to Congressman John E. Porter of Illinois. Following his government service, he embarked on a 30-yearcareer as a division president, CEO, and company founder in the areas of telecommunications and online learning. Richard and his wife live on a farm in Hamilton.

Madeline Skinner lives in the village of Philomont with her husband Mark. They own Seven Oaks Farm and Vineyard, winegrowers since 2000, where they restored centuries-old farm buildings and the 1790s era farmhouse. After 20 years at Freddie Mac, she purchased the Philomont General Store and operated it for 16 years, preserving and rejuvenating the century old building and store which continues to be the hub of the community. Madeline is the Chair of the Loudoun Historic Village Alliance, President of the Philomont Village Foundation and on the Executive Committee, Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition.